Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS on Tuesday, 16 August 2016
16 Aug 19:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 16 minutes.
Depth: 129.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.39°N / 145.86°E (Northern Mariana Islands)
Nearest volcano: Pagan (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) NE of Pagan Village (pop: 100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 16 Aug 16:52 UTC||M 4.6 / 129 km||PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2016-08-17 02:52:07 +10:00 (16 Aug 16:52:07 UTC)||M 4.6 / 128.6 km||- 32km NNE of Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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